David D. Bien, age 85, professor emeritus of French history at the University of Michigan, died under hospice care Sept. 25 after a lengthy illness. Family, colleagues and friends will long remember and sorely miss a remarkable scholar and a noble human being.
Peter Smereka, professor of mathematics, died Sept. 15 after suffering an unexpected heart attack.
Robin Barlow, professor emeritus of epidemiology in the School of Public Health, died at home in Augusta, Michigan, on Aug. 23 after a long illness. He was 81.
John Henry Holland, University of Michigan professor of psychology, computer science and complex systems, died peacefully Aug. 9 at the age of 86.
Holland was the first U-M Ph.D. in computer science (1959). He soon became one of the first professors in the U-M Department of Computer and Communication Science.
John H. Romani, professor emeritus of public health administration in the School of Public Health, died July 8 in Ann Arbor. He was 90.
Jacob Myron Price, professor emeritus of history, LSA, died after a long illness May 6 at Glacier Hills retirement and nursing facility in Ann Arbor.
Robert M. Stern died May 17 in Oakland, California. He was 87.
Physician, teacher, author, actor, poet, storyteller, violinist — husband, father, step-father and grandfather — Dr. Robert Abraham Green died April 13 at the age of 89.
Dr. Robert A. Green
Victor Streeter, a U-M alum and former Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, died April 15 at the age of 105.
Jon Onye Lockard, 83, lecturer and a founding faculty member of the Department of Afromerican and African Studies, died March 25 in Ann Arbor.
Lockard, a native Detroiter, also was a professor emeritus at Washtenaw Community College, where he taught life drawing and portraiture for more than 40 years.
Dr. Alphonse R. Burdi, age 79, of Ann Arbor died peacefully on Feb. 4.
Ananthakrishnan Aiyer, associate professor of anthropology and department chair of sociology, anthropology and criminal justice in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Michigan-Flint, died March 20 after a brief illness.
Robert F. Dernberger was a scholar, one of the world's foremost experts on the Chinese economy. He relished the simple pleasures of life and loved his family fiercely. He lived a rich, colorful life and was an exceptional raconteur.
He died March 5 at the age of 85.
Emeritus professor Lois Wladis Hoffman of the University of Michigan Department of Psychology died Feb. 13, following a long siege of Alzheimer's disease.
Lois Wladis Hoffman
At 40, Karen Rhea Fonde achieved a longtime ambition: She walked across the stage at Hill Auditorium to receive her diploma as a medical doctor from the University of Michigan.
Dr. Karen Rhea Fonde
Donald J. Lewis, professor emeritus of mathematics, died Feb. 25 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital.
Born Jan. 25, 1926, in Minnesota, to William and Eleanor Lewis, he was the oldest of eight children. He married Carolyn Dana Hauf in 1953 in Ann Arbor.
Cecil DeGrotte Eby Jr., aged 87, retired professor of English, died peacefully Feb. 15, with his two daughters by his side.
Dr. Sarla P. Kothary
Dr. Sarla P. Kothary, a researcher in the Department of Anesthesiology and Neurology, died Jan. 20 at home in her husband's (Dr. Piyush C. Kothary) arms.
Tobin Siebers, co-chair of the university's Initiative on Disability Studies, V. L. Parrington Collegiate Professor, and professor of English language and literature, and art and design died Thursday.
Victor M. Hawthorne, professor emeritus of epidemiology in the University of Michigan School of Public Health and in the Department of Family Practice in the School of Medicine, died in Lansing, Michigan, on Nov. 23, 2014, of heart failure. He was 93.